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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ester van Steekelenburg

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... in the buildings; it's full of grand mansions built by rich merchants from Iran, Armenia, India, Malaysia, China and many other places. It's completely dilapidated now and they're ...

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    Then & now: Lest we forget

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Jason Wordie

    ... not to act. But at least Singapore’s Cenotaph is reasonably maintained, in stark contrast to those in neighbouring Malaysia. In Penang and Kuala Lumpur, cenotaphs with their plaques removed stand ...

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    Then & now: the money shot

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and their crackdown on porn merely fuelled public interest. Magazine sales extended to the overseas Chinese diaspora. Obscenity laws were more liberal here than in Malaysia or Singapore, and as high-quality ...

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    Reflections: magic & mayhem

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Magic & mayhem In the immediate aftermath of the loss of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, several bomoh, or traditional medicine men, in Malaysia offered to use their expertise to locate the plane. While it wasn’t the most effective method in the circumstances, the practice of magic, and the belief in its efficacy, is both universal and ancient. The political ...

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    City scope: bless the babas

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Nick Walker

    ... in Singapore and parts of present-day Malaysia, such as Malacca and Penang. However, Peranakan settlers inhabited other parts of Southeast Asia, including Phuket, where the 19th-century ...

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    Then & now: pride and prejudice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of Malaysia offer a rare memoir voice, in English, of 1950s working-class Asian life. Yet despite his talents, Tan was permanently consigned, in the public eye, to the role of Coates’ “driver” ...

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    My life: Julian Lees

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Amy Chew

    ... Players, is about a refugee from pre-revolutionary Russia living in 1928 Macau. My latest and third novel, The House of Trembling Leaves, is set in colonial Malaysia and tells the story of a young Chinese girl who runs away from home to England when she is ordered to marry a fat, one-eyed banker whom she loathes. I think the Chinese in Malaysia have had to fight harder for a sense of self ...

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    Reflections: no smoke without ire

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon No smoke without ire For a few weeks last month, the usually pristine skies over Singapore were covered with smog so thick I could have mistaken my hometown for a Chinese city such as Hong Kong or even Beijing. Singapore and Malaysia endure a period of smoke haze every year as a result of the slash-and-burn methods used by farmers in Indonesia. This year ...

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    Reflections: crowd saucing

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Wee Kek Koon Many Hongkongers think Singaporeans put chilli in everything we eat. We don't. There are many foods that aren't spicy; and even when they are, the condiments used in Singapore (and Malaysia) are more sophisticated and complex than what the average Hongkonger imagines to be just "chilli sauce". Our sauces, pastes and dips contain many ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Nobel laureates calling for dialogue towards peace in the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia and Thailand. Other “faces” featured in the book are Russian conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, US civil ...




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